From Student Pharmacist to PharmD in 3-years!
For admissions scholarships, please check the website regularly for updates at: https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/
**
Classes begin July 14, 2025, with mandatory orientation from July 9, 10, and 11, 2025.
Published Survey
Submission Number: 4125
Submission ID: 73
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Created: Wed, 09/04/2019 - 23:41
Completed: Fri, 06/14/2024 - 13:16
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  accepted_applicants_done:
    - 'Yes'
  accred_status: '1'
  active: 'Yes'
  ac_cpr: 'Yes'
  ac_deposit_details: |
    Amount: $750
    (Applicants will be notified of an official admissions decision by email. Applicants accepted to the Doctor of Pharmacy program are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $750 that will hold the applicants’ seat.  The information to pay via Student Accounts will be attached to your official admissions letter. For applicants who matriculate into the program, the funds will be credited to their student account. )
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  ac_deposit_refundable: 'No'
  ac_firstday: 'Classes begin July 14, 2025, with mandatory orientation from July 9 to 11, 2025. '
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  ao_alternate_pathways: 'No'
  ao_alternate_pathways_other: ''
  ao_complete_bach: 'Yes'
  ao_complete_bachelor: 'Students enrolled in the affiliated institutions with pipeline (3+3) programs can complete their bachelor''s degree while in the program.'
  ao_early_assurance: 'No'
  ao_ug_affiliation: 'Yes'
  application_deadline_description: |
    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications need to be verified by PharmCAS by June 3, 2024.
    We recommend students apply as early as possible. Applicants who submit earlier have a greater chance of receiving an admissions scholarship.  For admissions scholarships, please check the website regularly for updates at: https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/
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      contact_extension: ''
      contact_name: 'Mrs. Sharon Neal-Horsey'
      contact_office: ''
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      contact_name: 'Ms. Lakeisa Brown'
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    - 'Yes'
  contact_website:
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    - 'Yes'
  course_prerequisites_link: 'https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmd/admissions-requirements/'
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  crit_gpa_info: 'A student must obtain a “C” or better (>= 70%) in all prerequisite courses.'
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  crit_prereqgpa: N/A
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  dual_concurrent: ''
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    - 'Yes'
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  evaluations_done:
    - 'Yes'
  final_deadline_date: 'June 2, 2025'
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  foreign_pharmacist_additional_info: 'Foreign course credits that have been evaluated by the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) are accepted.  Please note that the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request additional information (e.g. course syllabus) from an applicant before making a final decision to accept a course. '
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    - 'US Permanent Residents'
    - 'US Temporary Residents'
    - 'Canadian Citizens'
    - 'Foreign (non-US) Citizens with a Visa'
    - 'Other Non-Citizens (e.g. DACA Students)'
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  for_other: 'Foreign course credits that have been evaluated by the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) are accepted.  Please note that the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request additional information (e.g. course syllabus) from an applicant before making a final decision to accept a course. '
  for_policy_radio: '1'
  gpa_criteria_done:
    - 'Yes'
  institution_name: 'University of Maryland Eastern Shore'
  international_applicants_done:
    - 'Yes'
  interviews_done:
    - 'Yes'
  interview_format:
    - INTERVIEW_INV
  interview_link: 'https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/'
  interview_process: |
    Eligible applicants will be invited, via by email, to the earliest available interview date. The required interview will be held at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy (UMES SOP) campus. Please dress professionally and arrive on time (that is, neither late nor excessively early).  The full interview typically takes 3 hours.  It is advantageous to applicants to interview as early in the admissions process as possible. 
    
    While our precise schedule varies, the typical components of an interview day are shown below:
    1) Check-in and Welcome
    2) Admissions Next Steps
    3) UMES SOP PharmD Overview
    4) Interviews (two one-on-one 25-minute session with SOP representatives)
    5) Student Panel
    6) Lunch
    7) Building Tour
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    - 'Yes'
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      pre_coursesubject: Chemistry
      pre_coursetitle: 'General Chemistry (w/Lab, for science majors)'
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      pre_coursesubject: 'Communication / Speech (Verbal)'
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  lor_c2a_radio: 'No Answer'
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    Co-Worker: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    Employer: 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Faculty Advisor': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Family Member': 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    Friend: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    'Health Care Professional': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    Pharmacist: 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    Politician: 'NOT ACCEPTED'
    'Pre-Health Advisor': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
    'Professor (Any Subject Area)': 'RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED'
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    From Student Pharmacist to PharmD in 3-years!  
    For admissions scholarships, please check the website regularly for updates at: https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/
    **
    Classes begin July 14, 2025, with mandatory orientation from July 9, 10, and 11, 2025.
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    'Science Course Prerequisites with Labs': Varies
    'Science Course Prerequisites without Labs ': 'Yes'
  online_classes_open_text: 'Please contact an admissions counselor at 410-621-2292 or rxstudentaffairs@umes.edu for information on specific online prerequisite science lab courses. '
  online_interview_option: '2'
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    'Non-Science Course Prerequisites': Varies
    'Science Course Prerequisites with Labs': Varies
    'Science Course Prerequisites without Labs ': Varies
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  pre_complete: |
    (NOTE: Prerequisites can be in progress while applying). All prerequisite courses should typically be completed by the end of the Spring semester of the year that you are seeking admission. In certain cases we will accept Summer I sessions, provided that they conclude early enough for us to receive the grade prior to the beginning of the Pharmacy program in July.  If you need to take Summer courses, please speak with the admissions specialist at 410-621-2292 or rxstudentaffairs@umes.edu 
    
  pre_other: |
    * Recommended courses Sociology, Psychology, Arts, Music, History.
    ** Statistics prerequisite courses should be for math or science majors. Statistics courses that are specific to other majors (e.g., social science statistics, business statistics) may be evaluated on a case by case basis.
    
    Biochemistry coursework is strongly recommended.
    
    Credits are accepted from any accredited university, college, or community college in the United States. 
    Foreign course credits that have been evaluated by the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) are accepted.  Please note that the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request additional information (e.g. course syllabus) from an applicant before making a final decision to accept a course. 
    Credit by examination (e.g. AP, CLEP) may be granted for some courses. AP Scores of 3 or better are accepted for social science, humanities courses, and math courses. A score of 4 or better is required for science courses.
    
    Former PharmD transfer students at another pharmacy program should follow the following instructions: 
    https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmd/transfer-previously-enrolled-in-a-pharmd-program/
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  pre_quarter: '0'
  pre_quarter_science: ''
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  priority_deadline_incentives: 'Applicants who submit by the priority deadline have a greater chance of receiving an admissions scholarship. These limited admissions scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. For admissions scholarships, please check the website regularly for updates at: https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/'
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  program_description: |
    The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) School of Pharmacy has the only three year concentrated Doctor of Pharmacy program in the state of Maryland. Our curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in the pharmaceutical, social/administrative and clinical sciences. With a major emphasis on high quality patient-centered care, innovation, and lifelong learning skills, our graduates are able to excel in any professional arena. Students are mentored by nationally renowned faculty with a student-faculty ratio of approximately 6:1. With a diverse student population, we utilize best teaching practices to ensure that every student achieves their full potential through an intellectually challenging and enriching educational experience. Our 2018 graduates had the highest NAPLEX pass rate in Maryland, whereas our 2019 graduates tied for the highest NAPLEX pass rate in Maryland. Both classes exceeded the national average and had the highest NAPLEX class scores of any HBCU pharmacy school nationwide. Our alumni are leaders in the profession, advancing the field of pharmacy and making a difference in the lives of the patients they serve. We are seeking highly motivated, exceptional students to continue this tradition of excellence. 
    
    UMES is located in the town of Princess Anne on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The 620 acre main campus contains an historic academic oval surrounded by a breadth of modern facilities. The quiet community provides an excellent environment for learning. A new state of the art School of Pharmacy and Health Professions building opened in Spring of 2023. 
    
    Discover us at: https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmacy/
    
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    - 'Yes'
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  program_structure: 'Direct Admissions 6 years'
  pubpriv_inst: Public
  residency_done:
    - 'Yes'
  res_otherpref_radio: 'Yes'
  res_otherpref_text: |
    Tuition rates are based on residency. Three rates are available:
    (1) an in-state student rate
    (2) an Eastern Shore Region Rate (Delaware & Eastern Shore of Virginia residents)
    (3) an out-of-state rate (which also applies to international students)
    
  res_statepref_radio: 'Yes'
  sa_details: |
    The Supplemental Application is available for electronic submission through our Website:
    https://wwwcp.umes.edu/pharmd/admissions-requirements/
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  sa_fee_text: $40
  sa_link: ''
  sa_radio: 'Yes'
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  school_country: US
  school_state: MD
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  school_street_2: 'School of Pharmacy'
  school_street_3: '30920 College Backbone Road'
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  stats_early: '29'
  stats_last_filled_seats: '22'
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    - 'Yes'
  tests_other_radio: 'Yes'
  tests_other_tests: 'We will consider MCAT or GRE scores for applicants that have attended other graduate or professional programs on a case-by-case basis.'
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    - GRE
    - MCAT
    - Other
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  tests_tt_text: ''
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    - 'Yes'
  what_is_the_priority_application_deadline_for_your_program_: 'March 3, 2025'
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